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Published by Harvill in London .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of: Un long dimanche de fiançailles.

StatementSébastien Japrisot ; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale.
ContributionsCoverdale, Linda.
The Physical Object
Pagination312p. ;
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18387877M
ISBN 100002713152

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